Backend Developer (PHP, jQuery, React)

Ad Talent Africa

16th February 2021

Johannesburg, South Africa

5 to 6 years

Cost to company


Full Time


  • PHP
  • JQuery
  • React. js


  • FMCG
  • Information Technology (IT)

Job Description

This is a great opportunity for an analytical, results-driven Back-end Developer based in Johannesburg to work in an in-house ad agency for a renowned beverage company. You will work with team members to troubleshoot and improve the current back-end applications and processes.


  • Analyse codes and industry developments through your understanding of programming languages and tools whilst formulating efficient processes
  • Solve problems and create a seamless experience for users
  • Build better and more efficient programmes and user experiences
  • Ensure the alignment of web design and user experience requirements
  • Optimise web pages to work efficiently whilst upholding and maintaining brand consistency



  • 5+ years experience in Drupal 7 / 8
  • Matric
  • Certificate or tertiary qualification in web development, computer science or relevant field
  • Scrum master qualification / similar
  • Proficient in PHP, HTML, CSS, Javascript and jQuery
  • Understanding of serve side CSS
  • Experience on Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Adobe XD
  • Experience with responsive and adaptive design
  • Understanding of SEO principle
  • Knowledge in web analytics, SEO, UX and UI
  • Knowledge in web infrastructure and hosting for Drupal developments such as Aquia
  • Experience designing and implementing testing processes in platforms for automated QA
  • Knowledge on Acquia Cloud Site Factory environment
  • Understanding of key design principles
  • Excellent communication, computer and project management skills
  • Knowledgeable, collaborative and motivated



Applications for this position closed on 19th February 2021